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CS92PROD
An Introduction to Data Journalism

QAC 250
Fall 2018
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: CSPL 250, WRCT 250
Certificates: Applied Data Science, Writing

This course is designed to familiarize students with the basic principles and tools of data journalism and to provide a wider understanding of the role of basic data analysis in society. To that end, the course will focus on developing a solid familiarity with basic data analysis and visualization software. It will also focus on developing the tools of journalism: retrieving public data, interviewing people and databases, and the basic principles of journalistic writing. By the end of the course, students will be able to analyze data, identify stories within the data, and create a news story complete with data visualizations of publishable quality--a skill transferable to many fields and disciplines. Both online and traditional print platforms will be covered.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS QAC
Course Format: LaboratoryGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CADS)(CWRC)(DATA-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on NOV-22-2019
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